Science is global and EMBL is engaged in relations with numerous institutions in its member states and beyond. International relations are fostered and maintained at a political, institutional and scientific level in Europe and worldwide.
EMBL is owned and governed by its members, who provide financial support and decide on its strategic direction. Therefore, maintaining close relations and dialogue with the scientific communities and government representatives in member states, associate and prospect member states are of key importance to EMBL.
Beside these interactions, we also lead EMBL's engagement with the European Union's institutions and other European Intergovernmental Research Organisations, in particular those represented in EIROforum.